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Teaching Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 17 May 2019

  • Brighton & Hove Pupil Referral Unit
  • £18,795 - £19,171 + SEN Allowance pro rata
  • Fixed Term
  • Apply by 31 May 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/1717
Positions available 1
Working hours 30
Closing date 31 May 2019
Job category Support Staff - Education
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: Scale 3 + SEN Allowance

Hours per week: 30

Paid weeks per year: (term time only) 46.2 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: June - September 2019

Fixed term: until 31 March 2020 (in the first instance)

Closing date: 31 May (midnight)

Interview date: To be confirmed

Completed application forms accepted online via the 'Apply' link or by email/post direct to the school address:

Lynchet Close, Brighton, BN1 7FP                  

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 542050


About the role

Brighton & Hove PRU needs dynamic and innovative Teaching Assistants for our KS4 department to support the delivery of our GCSE curriculum. You will have to have the resilience and ability to work as part of a small team dedicated to supporting our young people with SEMH to help overcome their barriers to learning and instil the skills that they need to succeed to achieve their GCSEs.

You will need to be:

  • Flexible and able to travel across sites
  • Supportive to learners
  • Adaptable to changing classroom climates
  • Able to effectively manage challenging behaviour

Brighton and Hove Pupil Referral unit is part of the SEMH Hub and has two bases in the city. We have good links with other educational organisations in the city and share resources and training opportunities. We have an enthusiastic staff team and strive always to ensure our learners have access to the best possible educational experience in order that our students can overcome any barriers they have had to learning in the past. The PRU is committed to the principles of equality and to carry out duties in accordance with the Council’s Inclusive Council Policy.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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